September 5, 2019 / 12:21 PM / 6 months ago

All legislation needed for UK to leave EU on October 31 is in place - Rees-Mogg

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg talks to the media as he leaves media studios in London, Britain August 29, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - All the domestic legislation required for Britain to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 is in place, leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Thursday.

“All the legislation that is needed is in place ... to make sure it will all happen smoothly so that is all done, it is ready, it is prepared,” he told parliament.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; editing by William James

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